Feb 10, 2013 9:00pm CST
from u.s. representatives bobby rush and danny davis in the special 2nd congressional district democratic primary. they both cited kelly's support for tougher gun laws. kelly is one of 16 democrats in the race. the governor visited a south side church today to make his case for raising the minimum wage in illinois and.... >> there is something wrong if someone works 40 hours a week and lives in poverty >> he wants to raise the minimum wage in illinois to $10 an hour . >> i think it is important that working people get peight paid a fair wagpaid a fair wage >> she worries employers will be even more reluctant to hire if this passes >> some people think it will be a wage killer... >> it has been very frustrating trying to look for a job... >> she would rather see lawmakers focused on communities like this one were no longer hiring >> chicago's flu season appears to be slowing down. city health officials says we hit our peak about a month ago. fresh flu-tracking data shows a general decline in the seasonal virus across the city, state and most parts of the country. during
Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm CST
a powerful earthquake has struck the northern japanese island. the u.s. geological survey says it had a magnitude of 6.9. no reports of any injuries or major damage. authorities in japan say there is no danger of the tsunami. nearby nuclear power plants have not reported any problems as a result >> the new york woman who disappeared while vacationing alone in turkey has been found dead. turkish police discovered the body of 33-year old sarai sierra in a poorer section of istanbul. local police say there is evidence of stab wounds...but u.s. authorities say the investigation is still in its early stages. sierra was an amateur photogtahper and married mother of two children. her family says she kept in touch every day, by skype and text. they lost contact with her on january 21st, the day she was supposed to leave turkey. police in ankara, turkey say this surveillance video shows a suicide bomber, walking toward the u-s embassy on friday before blowing himself up. he's seen carrying a delivery envelope... posing as a courier. that suicide bombing killed a guard and injured a journalis
Feb 9, 2013 9:00pm CST
on how to become a u-s citizen were offered along with information on immigrant rights in getting drivers' licenses. other workshops provided information on domestic violence, mental health, healthcare, education, housing and jobs. the manhunt for a former los angeles police officer has widen to include the mexican border. next, the latest on the search for the man believed to be responsible for several murders. many people in new england are digging out after 3 ft. of snow fell over the last 24 hours i am chris welch in boston i will have an update and thousands make their way to mccormick place for the opening of this year's auto show. a storm moving from the plains states will bring rain and freezing rain to chicago overnight we will have details with the full forecast still ahead [ female announcer ] switch to swiffer wetjet, and you'll dump your old mop. but don't worry, he'll find someone else. ♪ who's that lady? ♪ ♪ who's that lady? ♪ ♪ sexy lady ♪ ♪ who's that lady? ♪ [ female announcer ] used mops can grow bacteria. swiffer wetjet starts
Feb 18, 2013 9:00pm CST
to the u-s coast guard, oil from the leak caught fire when it came into contact with the hot engine. the engine fire killed the power to the rest of the ship, shutting down vital systems. the ship was stuck in the gulf for five days. investigators say a full report on the ship could take up to 6 months. scientists have found fragments of that meteor that hit russia, and so apparently have a lot of other people. online ads from russia are offering pieces of the meteorite for as much as ten thousand dollars. a gram of the space rock is selling for forty times more than gold. but there's no way to really know if what you're getting is the real deal, without extensive testing. russia's government estimates the meteor caused a least 33-million dollars worth of damage. gas prices spiking in the chicago area. and grocery stores are offering some deals that could help you save a few dollars. wgn's robert jordan has details on the programs. now that gasoline prices are over $4 per gallon, the hike asst is digging deeply into the pockets of motorists. is it hard for you with these gas prices?
Feb 1, 2013 9:00pm CST
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Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm CST
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